Towards Collective Action: A Buddhist View of Laudato Si’, by Jonathan S. Watts
This paper was prepared for a talk given to the Jesuit Social Center of Tokyo located at Sophia University on 19 October 2016. It is also available on the website of the Japan Network of Engaged Buddhists (JNEB): http://jneb.jp/english/activities/buddhistenergy/international-project-on-energy/watts-buddhist-view-laudato-si.
In 2003 a Buddhist Faith statement was prepared by Kevin Fossey, Buddhist educator and representative of Engaged Buddhism in Europe; Somdech Preah Maha Ghosananda, Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism; His Excellency Sri Kushok Bakula, 20th Reincarnation of the Buddha’s Disciple Bakula, head of Ladakhi Buddhism, and initial rebuilder of Mongolian Buddhism; and Venerable Nhem Kim Teng, Patriarch of Vietnamese Buddhism. See: http://www.arcworld.org/faiths.asp?pageID=66